It takes around 61 hours to identify the pathogen causing a patient's pneumonia. A new test reduces that to four hours.
A new test, which can diagnose COVID-19 in 15 minutes, has been approved by the TGA. But it's no silver bullet.
Researchers are developing tattoo inks that do more than make pretty colors. Some can sense chemicals, temperature and UV radiation, setting the stage for tattoos that diagnose health problems.
Mobile devices can be turned into tools to rapidly identify a variety of disease-causing agents, including bacteria, toxins and viruses.
The science behind direct-to-consumer gut microbe testing is in its infancy. Here's what you need to know if you've been tempted to get your microbiome analysed.
Healthcare workers in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to laboratory diagnostics and often have to guess which antibiotics to use for presumed infections.
The increased demand for home-based diagnostic tests calls for stricter regulation.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.
Countries globally should adopt and adapt the World Health Organization's new Essential Diagnostics List -- as a key step in the management of all diseases.
The current range of TB diagnostic tests have various limitations like the sputum smear which is outdated, clumsy and takes long to process.